SARC News

1st Training Course for telecommunication coordinators


With participation of 6 trainers from Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), SARC launched the first training course in “Telecommunication Systems” on 10-14/9/2017. The course brought together 8 telecommunication coordinators from all SARC branches in order to develop their skills at work. It is worth to mention that SARC-Telecommunication Project provides services that cover all SARC’s departments (disaster management, health, water 7 sanitation, psychosocial support,…etc), and secures a communication process among all field teams on ground during humanitarian missions, especially humanitarian aid convoys.


42 trucks are heading to Harasta city


Relief aid convoy for 25000 people reached Harasta, Masraba and Madiara areas on Saturday, 23 Sep, 2017. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy (42 trucks), which was delivered in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and UN,  was loaded with 5000 food parcels, 5000 flour bags, baby milk, medicines, children’s clothes, nutrition items and school supplies.


Glasses” new service at SARC clinics“


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) started on a new medical service by providing children, who suffer sight problems, with colored glasses. This service carries beneficial medication and entertainment as it helps the children (under 14) whose families couldn’t afford treatment expenses to improve their sight and enjoy putting on the colored glasses. 120 children benefited from the service in August 2017 through SARC clinics in Jaramana, Dwaela’a and Al-Tall areas. Moreover, SARC, in cooperation with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), exerts more efforts to provide the service at all SARC clinics.  


The third humanitarian aid convoy delivered to Deir Ezzour


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) entered Deir Ezzour city with the third humanitarian aid convoy (12 trucks) on Thursday, September 14, 2017. This convoy, which was delivered with dedicated efforts of SARC volunteers from many branches (Tartous, Homs, Hama, Aleppo and Deir Ezzour), consisted of non-food relief items (hygiene kits, tarpaulin, flashlights) provided by United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and personal hygiene kits for male and female supported by United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), and water & sanitation materials provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).


VOLUNTEER CARE AND CAPACITY BUILDING COORDINATOR

Title: Volunteer Development Coordinator Reports to: MHPSS Manager   (HQ) Located: SARC HQ Purpose of the Position The Volunteer Development Coordinator will be based at SARC HQ S/he ensure PS volunteers have access to quality trainings relevant to their work S/he enhances self-care and  psychosocial support mechanisms for PS volunteers   Specific Responsibilities: Develop a strategy for the Volunteer development   divided to short, medium, and long term objectives. The strategy should include the following components: Capacity building and training Conduct assessment of training needs Review of available resources Develop on going training plan for the PS’s staff and volunteers according to… Read More »


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